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Rowing at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Rowing at the 1972 Summer Olympics featured 7 events, all for men. It was the last time that rowing did not include women's disciplines at the Olympics.[1]

Rowing
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Regattastrecke Oberschleißheim Zielbereich.jpg
Aerial view of the venue in Oberschleißheim
Venue Oberschleißheim Regatta Course
Date 27 August – 2 September
Competitors 440 from 35 nations
← 1968
1976 →

Contents

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
single sculls
details
  Yury Malyshev (URS)   Alberto Demiddi (ARG)   Wolfgang Güldenpfennig (GDR)
double sculls
details
  Aleksandr Timoshinin
and Gennadi Korshikov (URS)
  Frank Hansen
and Svein Thøgersen (NOR)
  Joachim Böhmer
and Uli Schmied (GDR)
coxless pair
details
  Siegfried Brietzke
and Wolfgang Mager (GDR)
  Heinrich Fischer
and Alfred Bachmann (SUI)
  Roel Luynenburg
and Ruud Stokvis (NED)
coxed pair
details
  East Germany (GDR)
Wolfgang Gunkel
Jörg Lucke
Klaus-Dieter Neubert
  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Oldřich Svojanovský
Pavel Svojanovský
Vladimír Petříček
  Romania (ROU)
Ștefan Tudor
Petre Ceapura
Ladislau Lovrenschi
coxless four
details
  East Germany (GDR)
Frank Forberger
Frank Rühle
Dieter Grahn
Dieter Schubert
  New Zealand (NZL)
Dick Tonks
Dudley Storey
Ross Collinge
Noel Mills
  West Germany (FRG)
Joachim Ehrig
Peter Funnekötter
Franz Held
Wolfgang Plottke
coxed four
details
  West Germany (FRG)
Peter Berger
Hans-Johann Färber
Gerhard Auer
Alois Bierl
Uwe Benter
  East Germany (GDR)
Dietrich Zander
Reinhard Gust
Eckhard Martens
Rolf Jobst
Klaus-Dieter Ludwig
  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Otakar Mareček
Karel Neffe
Vladimír Jánoš
František Provazník
Vladimír Petříček
eight
details
  New Zealand (NZL)
Tony Hurt
Wybo Veldman
Dick Joyce
John Hunter
Lindsay Wilson
Athol Earl
Trevor Coker
Gary Robertson
Simon Dickie
  United States (USA)
Lawrence Terry
Franklin Hobbs
Pete Raymond
Tim Mickelson
Gene Clapp
Bill Hobbs
Cleve Livingston
Mike Livingston
Paul Hoffman
  East Germany (GDR)
Hans-Joachim Borzym
Jörg Landvoigt
Harold Dimke
Manfred Schneider
Hartmut Schreiber
Manfred Schmorde
Bernd Landvoigt
Heinrich Mederow
Dietmar Schwarz

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 440 rowers from 35 nations competed at the Munich:

Medal tableEdit

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1   East Germany (GDR) 3 1 3 7
2   Soviet Union (URS) 2 0 0 2
3   New Zealand (NZL) 1 1 0 2
4   West Germany (FRG) 1 0 1 2
5   Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 1 1 2
6   Argentina (ARG) 0 1 0 1
  Norway (NOR) 0 1 0 1
  Switzerland (SUI) 0 1 0 1
  United States (USA) 0 1 0 1
10   Netherlands (NED) 0 0 1 1
  Romania (ROU) 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 18 August 2018. 

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